1 in 10 residents owed unclaimed property, says Pennsylvania treasurer

Do you think there may be unclaimed property or money that is rightfully yours?

Finding out could be just a few clicks away.

The website, MissingMoney.com, is being endorsed by Pennsylvania Treasurer Stacy Garrity as an easy way for people to search unclaimed property databases for 46 states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico to see if any money is waiting to be claimed.

All claims for properties held in Pennsylvania are directed and filed through the Treasury’s secure unclaimed property website, patreasury.gov/unclaimed-property.

One in ten residents is owed unclaimed property, and the average value of a claim is about $1,500, according to the department.

Pennsylvanians can also visit patreasury.gov/unclaimed-property to search for and start a claim for any unclaimed property that may be theirs. For questions orhelp with a claim, email TUPmail@patreasury.gov or call 800-222-2046.